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Polaroid Spectra (Instant/Polaroid, 640 iso) User-Review

Polaroid Spectra, an excellent frame size to work with and beautiful when expired!

Polaroid Spectra is my preferred instant film. It gives you a large image and wonderful colours which depends on how old the film is. As with most films of all kinds, when within its expiration date, Spectra provides natural colours if developed in a warm place. All Polaroid film gives you a purple hue when developed in the cold, and Spectra is no exception. Once expired, Spectra becomes more creamy and greens and browns pop. Streaks become more apparent in the film as well.

No matter how old the film though, I recommend using it mainly outdoors as indoor lighting is dim and colour casts are accentuated (which can be a good thing! I have an example in my images). All-in-all, Spectra is pretty sharp and gives you some lovely tones to work with.

written by aapertura

10 comments

  1. lomo_bernis

    lomo_bernis

    great gallery and great review.. instant rules!!!

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  2. mattcharnock

    mattcharnock

    do i spy totoro!!!!!

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  3. cinzinc

    cinzinc

    well done!

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  4. mattydk

    mattydk

    fantastic gallery.

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  5. ivoryocean

    ivoryocean

    Great review, thanks! :}

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  6. eyecon

    eyecon

    You really did a great job!

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  7. panelomo

    panelomo

    classic polaroid fun!

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  8. stouf

    stouf

    Super review !!!

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  9. takezzo

    takezzo

    damn good gallery!!

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  10. lawypop

    lawypop

    i luv expired spectra!

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